increasing the public knowledge and adoption of low-impact,
moderate-intensity aerobic physical exercise to prevent or delay
progression of osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee promoting nutrition and weight management for the entire United
States to prevent obesity and the osteoarthritis problems it
causes conducting public health education on how to self-manage
osteoarthritis enforcing policies that have been shown to reduce osteoarthritis-
related joint injuries, such as motor vehicle laws and sports-
The Arthritis Foundation is also lobbying to increase the awareness of osteoarthritis in lawmakers and those who give and receive federal and state grant money for osteoarthritis research.